Special Agent (1935) Movie Review Summary

Actors: George Brent, Bette Davis, Ricardo Cortez, Joe Sawyer, J. Carroll Naish, Henry O'Neill, Joseph King, Jack LaRue, Robert Strange, Irving Pichel.

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A government agent (George Brent) goes undercover as a friendly reporter to get the goods on an elusive, but ruthless gangster (Ricardo Cortez). He plays up to the gangster by offering to give him a good press, and romances the crime czar's book-keeper (Bette Davis) in order to steal files and gather information. Unfortunately, he falls in love with the girl.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   criminal/victim falls in love with victim/criminal Criminal enemy is...    -   gang conflict

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   government investigator Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   guns Any profanity?    -   None

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